The Pathologist’s Approach to SCUBA Diving Deaths.

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Title: The Pathologist’s Approach to SCUBA Diving Deaths.
Author: Caruso, JL
Abstract: Program Objectives: *Understand the physics and physiology specific to the underwater environment. Interpret circumstances surrounding a death of a person using recreational diving equipment. *Apply a few specialized techniques, while performing an autopsy on someone who died while performing a recreational dive. Interpret the findings of the postmortem examination in the context of the circumstances surrounding the death. *Discuss the epidemiology of diving related accidents. *Recognize resources available when faced with performing an autopsy on someone who died while using recreational diving equipment.
Description: Armed Forces Medical Examiner-Pacific Presentation. This presentation is intended for Clinical Pathologists.
URI: http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/3933
Date: 2006

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